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Thursday, September 26, 2013

Archos GamePad 2

The new model comes with an improved 7-inch IPS screen resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, powered by quad-core processor clocking 1.6 GHz, while the graphics in charge of the still unrecognized quad GPU. To ensure stable operation during gameplay Archos has 2 GB of RAM.

GamePad2 has experienced a slight redesign by two buttons removed from the front, and one added on each side. When the market will be available in versions with 8 GB and 16 GB of internal memory, which you will if necessary be expanded with microSD cards up to 64 GB.

At this point it is not known which version of Android operating system all powered, nor the future price.

P.S. I apologize  for not beeing active for some time, but now I am back!

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Sony Xperia Z1

Japan's Sony Corporation unveiled its new flagship smartphone, 5-inch Sony Xperia Z1. The biggest advantages of the device are waterproof one-piece body made ​​of aluminum and the camera as much as 20.7 megapixels.
According to independent testing camera has surpassed Nokia PureView devices for quality photos.
The camera has a built Xperia Z1 1/2, 3'' Exmor RS sensor, Bionz mobile technology for image processing, 3x zoom'' clear'' and a function for shooting in low light conditions.
Sony has added a few custom camera applications such as Info-Eye function of visual search and Social Live stream initiation photos on Facebook is derived in the form of time-shift option that performs automatic Burst 60 photos, 30 of which before the button is depressed or a camera for recording.
Among other specifications that is 5'' full HD screen, quad-core Snapdragon processor 800 running at 2.2 GHz, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal free space for data storage which can be expanded with microSD cards.
To make the device such specifications could freely work there is 3000 mAh battery strength.

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Samsung has unveiled a new third generation of the family Galaxy Note. New Galaxy Note 3 has 5.7'' device with a Super AMOLED screen which offers 1080p resolution and 386 ppi's. The market will find two basic versions of the device, which differ by an embedded processor. One device will have 800 Snapdragon processor clocked at 2.3 GHz, while the second contains eight-core Exynos SoC clocked at 1.9 GHz. Other specifications are common: 3 GB of RAM, 32 or 64 GB of internal memory for data storage, 13 megapixel rear camera that provides images in full HD resolution at 60 fps, front 2 megapixel camera. There is still a battery of 3200 mAh, support for IR, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac and LTE 4G network. The operating system is the new version of Android numbered 4.3 When contrasted with his older brother Note 3 to 12 grams lighter and 1.3 millimeters narrower than the Note 2 devices. The most famous addition to the Note, the S-Pen electronic stylus to write on the screen has also undergone some improvements. Added the option Air Command, semicircular menu to quickly activate a number of different functions such as Action Memo, Scrapbook, S Pen and Finder Window. Action Memo allows tagging of the notes to the highlighted portion actively used, for example, if it was written the phone number you can call this number directly from the notes. With Finder is a new search tool, while the Pen Windows new floating application icons. Samsung Note 3 devices in all variants will be available in 140 countries around the world, starting from the 25th September

Monday, September 2, 2013

LG Unveils New Tablet G Pad 8.3

Korean IT giant LG has launched its new Tablet G Pad 8.3. New device belongs to the family 8 - inch tablet. According to statements from LG is the first tablet in this class (8-inch device) which will have a full HD screen resolution of 1920 x 1200. Within the new G Fall is a Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC with a 600 quad-core processor clocked at 1.7 GHz. The device has 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage memory. The operating system is Android numbered 4.2.2, then the system will not be current with the latest 4.3 version of Jelly Bean. A special feature of the device is an option that allows QPair pairing tablets with some smart phone which allows you to manage calls and text messages on the screen tablets. G Pad 8.3 will be available in white and black markets in Europe, Asia and North America in the fourth quarter of this year. Details about the price of the device is likely to be released next week at the IFA 2013 conference being held in Berlin

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Six new maps for Lost Planet 3

Capcom has confirmed six new multiplayer maps for the recently released shooter Lost Planet 3. Capcom has confirmed that a new folder called Inferno, Siege, Spire, Synapse, Octagon and Convoy Chasm be an integral part of the future DLC for Lost Planet 3, but did not detect when they intend to publish the whole thing.

CODE Keyboard

Jeff Atwood, founder of the popular blog Coding Horror, joined forces with the company WASD Keyboards in the design of the keyboard simply called CODE Keyboard. The latter is Jeff's vision of an ideal keyboard for a more comfortable large amounts of text (or programming), and is characterized by a very clean and simple design. It is a mechanical keyboard based on the less frequently used Cherry MX Clear switches provide tactile sensation characteristic of mechanical keyboards, but without the loud "singing". Switches are mounted on a steel plate, and all together is soldered to the two-layer PCB for greater durability. The keyboard also has an LED backlight key that can be adjusted in seven levels of intensity (or turn off) while connected to a computer via USB or PS / 2 connectors - in the first case is also possible to properly register up to 6 keys pressed while in Otherwise there are no restrictions (N-key rollover). At the bottom of the CODE keyboard, there are several DIP switches that allow you to switch the button layout (QWERTY, Dvorak and Colemak), and adjust the keyboard to work on the Mac, turn off the Windows keys and other actions. In addition, at the bottom of five guides for easy threading and cable management, and there is a discreet option implemented control multimedia activities on the computer. The keyboard is necessary to allocate $ 150, and the package is delivered tool for extracting keys (for configuration changes and cleaning), PS / 2 adapter and micro USB cable. Initial stock code keypad already sold out, and information about the availability of additional companies should publish in the next few days.

The company Alcatel unveiled new devices

French company Alcatel has presented two new models of smartphones and one tablet. Smart Phones Idol and Idol Mini are new in the family of Alcatel One Touch devices. Idol S comes with a 4.7'' screen, screen resolution of 1,280 x 720, dual-core processor clocking 1.2 GHz, 1 GB of RAM, 4 GB of internal storage memory and with two cameras: a 1.3 megapixel front and rear 8 megapixel. Idol Mini is, as its name suggests, the device is less than 4.3'' screen with a resolution of 854 x 480 pixels. It comes with 8 GB of internal storage memory, 512 MB ​​of RAM, 5 megapixel rear camera and a front VGA camera low. Both smart phones have Android operating system numbered 4.2, and support for UMTS (3G) networks. Alcatel's new tablet Evo 8 One Touch HD has a dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor at 1.6 GHz, 4GB of internal memory storage, and support for 4G LTE networks. The prices of these three products and release date are not known, but will be announced later.

Saturday, August 31, 2013

Poor sales of BlackBerry devices Q10

BlackBerry company has shipped 2.7 million of its new Q10 model smartphone with the new BlackBerry 10 operating system and built a physical QWERTY keyboard. The new device is supposed to be a lifeline for the troubled company, but according to the Wall Street Journal article Q10 model is totally failed in sales. Evidence for this claim were obtained from interviews with employees authorized shops or agents of telecommunications companies. So an employee of one of the sixteen licensed trade a U.S. mobile operator Verizon says that for this device, there was no demand, and have already delivered shipments returned to the manufacturer. An unnamed high-ranking employee of the BlackBerry claims that the model Q10 should be a savior, but it failed and simply shuts down and died. So far no other stronger evidence of poor sales or the company released its BlackBerry comment on the article.

Game Dev Tycoon on Steam

At the end of the working week on Steam appeared Tycoon Game Dev, indie title which is a community of players voted through Steam Greenlight. It allows you to run your own development team in the 80-years and create a better game which will allow sales follow-up. In addition to the games, we will have to study new technologies to develop the hardware industry, as well as genres and ideas that will attract customers. During the first week sales of Game Dev Tycoon is further reduced by 20 percent.

Kickstarter six times more successful than Indiegogoa

According to information gathered by Jonathan Lau, campaign on Kickstarter campaign to collect are six times more money than those in Indiegogou. Lau has conducted his own research by collecting information on the number of campaigns, failed campaigns, collected money and a variety of other information on the most popular pages to collect money for various projects. On the basis of this information has come to the conclusion that the Kickstarter campaign to collect a total of $ 612 million, while those on Indiegogou collected $ 99 million, despite the fact that IndieGoGo provides "flexible funding", i.e. projects that expensive given amount at a given time can however, continue to collect funds to pay higher fees. Kickstarter is also better in the total number of campaigns, and there are 110,000 versus 44,000 in Indiegogoa. But Lau noted that IndieGoGo removed from their site campaigns that have raised less than $ 500. It also states that 44% of the Kickstarter campaigns are successful, while 34% of them successfully completed the Indiegogou.